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Georgia Power expands plans 9 GW of renewable energy by 2035

The Georgia Public Service Commission approved Georgia Power’s Integrated Resource Plan, which calls for 2 GW of natural gas and 2.3 MW of renewable energy. Plus, the REC program Georgia Power participates in may negatively impact renewables buildout.

The problematic side to renewable energy credits

Renewable energy credits (RECs) are designed to incentivize the buildout of clean energy, but sometimes the way they are used can be counterproductive to that goal.


Solar project makes use of idle capped landfill in New Jersey

A 2.3 MW solar facility is now producing clean energy on otherwise unused land.

Solar panel sizes continue to get larger and improve LCOE, says trend report

A TrendForce report shows growth in production of modules over 600 W and increased format size. Cells and wafers are getting larger as well.

Made-in-USA solar for stable supply chains, lower emissions, fair labor

Toledo Solar founder Aaron Bates joined pv magazine usa to explain the benefits of US made solar and cadmium telluride technology.


Can renewables curtailment be rethought as a good thing?

While curtailing solar and wind energy production can be viewed as a lost opportunity, NREL argues that it may be an important feature in the future energy grid dominated by low-cost renewable energy.


Roll-out solar racking collects rainwater, cuts land use requirements

The gutter-like racking system from Roll-A-Rack collects rainwater that can be used for irrigation.


BrightNight to meet one third of Arizona utility’s peak demand with solar and storage project

The developer entered a joint venture to deliver 300 MW of solar, 600 MWh of battery energy storage to Arizona’s Southwest Public Power Agency.

Manchin blocks climate bill, Biden said he will take executive action

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) said he does not support the clean energy provisions in the reconciliation bill, withholding his must-have vote once again. The White House said it will take executive action to address climate change.


Food producer to install distributed solar and storage with Qcells

Jayone Foods is partnering with Qcells North America Distributed Energy to offset up to 90% of its energy demand with a 718 kW solar, 556 kWh energy storage system.

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